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Historical Events In 1609

Sunday, 19 January 2020

Jan 21   Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history wisselbank of Amsterdam established  

Feb 07   In the year 1609 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies  

Feb 10   In the year 1609 john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier  

Feb 18   In the year 1609 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)  

Feb 28   Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history bermuda becomes an English colony  

Mar 16   On this day in history michael Franck, composer  

Mar 18   On this day in history frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist  

Mar 21   On this day in history jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)  

Mar 22   On this day in history john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)  

Mar 25   Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co in the year 1609.  

Apr 05   Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa in the year 1609.  

Apr 06   Henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company in the year 1609.  

Apr 09   Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact in the year 1609.  

May 16   In the year 1609 ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  

May 20   On this day in history shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.  

May 23   Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  

Jun 17   Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.  

Jul 06   Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion in the year 1609.  

Jul 09   Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.  

Jul 10   Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League on this day in history.  

Jul 15   On this day in history annibale Carracci, painter, dies  

Jul 20   Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69  

Jul 27   Heinrich Pape, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.  

Aug 25   Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1609

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 10   On this day in history birth of john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier  

Feb 18   In the year 1609 birth of edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)  

Mar 16   In the year 1609 birth of michael Franck, composer  

Mar 18   In the year 1609 birth of frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)  

Mar 22   John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) was born on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  

Jul 27   In the year 1609 birth of heinrich Pape, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1609

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   On this day in history joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

Feb 07   Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies in the year 1609.  

Feb 17   Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) died in the year 1609.  

Feb 28   In the year 1609 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 25   On this day in history death of olaus Martini, Swedish Archbishop of Uppsala (b. 1557)  

Apr 04   Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (b. 1526) died on this day in history.  

May 15   Giovanni Croce, Italian composer (b. 1557) died in the year 1609.  

May 26   Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried died in the year 1609.  

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